Terms in this set (20)
(v.) to regard with horror or loathing; to hate deeply
Sentence: I was abhorred when i heard about the Holocaust
(v.) to change in a formal way or to change for the better
Sentence: In school, i was not doing so well in English so i made it a job to Amend my way of studying for the quizzes.
(v.) to slap or cuff; to strike repeatedly; to drive or force with blows, to force one's ay with difficulty;(n.) slap or bow
Sentence: in global themes i am learning about the ways of torture in Russia and the rulers would usually buffet the victims and cause serious injury or death.
(n.) a great confusion disorder
Sentence: all the chaos in the supermarket made it very difficult to fine the Turkey for Thanksgiving dinner
(adj.) roomy, spacious
Sentence: the court room was very commodious, like it was only me and the Judge
(adj.) eating away gradually, acid like; bitterly sarcastic
Sentence: They say that many fruits and vegetables are very corrosive to your teether so you should watch the pH levels in foods to keep a healthy mouth
(v.) to see clearly, recognize
Sentence: When getting my glasses for the first time, i could finally discern the world so much better
(adj.) still existing; not exterminated, destroyed, or lost.
Sentence: Scientists say that energy is not an extant thing, so it can't be created or destroyed.
(v.) To involve in; to connect with or be related to
Sentence: When a close family friend was implicated in a murder story, we stayed away form him after that
(v.) to Bury, commit to earth, and to consign to oblivion
Sentence: When my friends brother-in-law died, she went to his funeral where his body was interred into the earth.
(n.) A strict disciplinarian; a stickler to the rules
sentence: The goody 2 shoes of the class was a Martinet and always got me in trouble
(v.) to anticipate and prevent; to remove, dispose of.
Sentence: In order for my mom not to find out about her surprise party i had to obviate her on some way.
(n.) one who leaves the group, a deserter, outlaw.
Sentence: In middle school i was always the renegade, and was lonely because i didn't think any one liked me but rally i was just pushing them away.
(adj.) Deserving blame or punishment
Sentence: When i got in trouble with my parents for staying up too late they though that i was reprehensible and sent me to be 4 hours early the next night
(adj.) dark, gloomy, depressed or melancholy in spirit.
Sentence: When a family member died, everyone was quiet and somber, not talking for days.
(adj.) filthy, wretched, debased
Sentence: There is a girl on the swim team who doesn't take showers and i find that very squalid.
(adj.) disorderly, riotous, violent; stormy
Sentence: When i got the code red call that there was a murderer on the loose, i was told it was a very turbulent situation
(adj.) loud and noisy, compelling attention
Sentence: I hate it when I'm in my free period and it is very vociferous
(adj.) of great size; numerous, writing or speaking at great length
Sentence: dinosaurs are known to be voluminous
(v.) To do without, give up voluntarily; to put off temporarily
Sentence: For lent i waived chocolate and couldn't eat it for 40 days!